John C. Culpepper

Male, #2324, (22 May 1841 - 22 May 1918)
Father*Simeon Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS (c 1794 - 28 Apr 1851)
Mother*Elizabeth Bluett (c 1798 - 1856)
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Birth*22 May 1841 John was born at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 22 May 1841. 
Death of Father28 Apr 1851 His father Simeon Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS died on 28 Apr 1851 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
ProbateDec 1854 During probate, John C. Culpepper was identified as an heir of Simeon Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS in Dec 1854 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.1 
Death of Mother1856 His mother Elizabeth Bluett died in 1856 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
Probate24 Aug 1856 During probate, John C. Culpepper was identified as an heir of Simeon Culpepper of Lauderdale Co., MS on 24 Aug 1856 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.2 
1860 Census*1 Jun 1860 John listed as a household member in the 1860 Census at Sumter Co., Alabama.3 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1865

     Co. A, 37th Mississippi Infantry. 
Marriage*23 Jan 1861 He married Sarah J. Rainer at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 23 Jan 1861 at age 19.4 
Birth of Son28 Feb 1866 His son William C. Culpepper was born on 28 Feb 1866 at Increase, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.5 
Birth of Son10 Nov 1867 His son Thomas Jefferson Culpepper was born on 10 Nov 1867 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi
Birth of Son10 Sep 1872 His son John Edward Culpepper was born on 10 Sep 1872 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.6 
Birth of Son4 Jun 1875 His son Owen Judson Culpepper was born on 4 Jun 1875 at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.7 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.8 
1900 Census*1 Jun 1900 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.9 
1910 Census*15 Apr 1910 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.10 
Death of Spouse17 Oct 1917 His wife Sarah J. Rainer died on 17 Oct 1917 at Causeyville, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.11 
Death*22 May 1918 He died at Causeyville, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 22 May 1918 at age 77. 
Burial*circa 24 May 1918 His body was interred circa 24 May 1918 at Causeyville Baptist Church Cemetery, Causeyville, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.11 

Family

Sarah J. Rainer (10 Mar 1842 - 17 Oct 1917)
Marriage*23 Jan 1861 He married Sarah J. Rainer at Lauderdale Co., Mississippi, on 23 Jan 1861 at age 19.4 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpeper of Lower Norfolk: DNA Status Chart (Male only, 8 generations)
Joseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited28 Jan 2010

Citations

  1. Lauderdale Co., MS Court Docket 1852 -- 1855 p. 409, as transcribed by Ruth Cohlmia.
  2. Lauderdale Co., MS Probate Court Minutes, Book G, p. 163, August Term 1856, as transcribed by Ruth Cohlmia.
  3. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 492A, Lines 15-20, Southern Division, Sumter Co., AL
    G. E. Brunson, 30, M, Farmer, AL
    Julia Brunson, 25, F, AL
    Thomas W. Brunson, 3, M, AL
    Lawrence Brunson, 2, M, AL
    Kesicuh Brunson, 53, F, AL
    John Culpeper, 18, M, Farm Laborer, AL.
  4. Hunting For Bears, compiler, Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7842
    J. C. Culpepper and Sarah J. Ranier married 23 Jan 1861 in Lauderdale Co., MS.
  5. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
  6. Oak Grove Cemetery, Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS
    + John Edwin Culpepper, 10 Sep 1872 - 21 Apr 1939
    + Sarah Elizabeth Culpepper, 27 Jul 1872 - 18 Aug 1934.
  7. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
    Owen Judson Culpepper, 523 13th Ave, Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS, Age 43, Born 4 Jun 1875, White, Salesman for Meridian Coca Cola Co. at Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS. Nearest relative: Ardell Culpepper, 523 13th Ave, Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS, /s/ Owen Judson Culpepper, Medium height, Slender build, Blue eyes, Dark brown hair, No disabilities. Registered 12 Sep 1918 in Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS.
  8. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    FHL Film 1254653, National Archives Film T9-0653, Page 223B, District 5, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale Co., MS
    Jno. Culpepper, Self, M, Md, Wh, 38, Farming, MS/GA/GA
    S. J. Culpepper, Wife, F, Md, Wh, 38, Keeping House, AL/TN/TN
    W. S. Culpepper, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 15, At Home, MS/MS/---
    T. J. Culpepper, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 12, At Home, MS/MS/AL
    J. E. Culpepper, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 9, At Home, MS/MS/AL
    O. J. Culpepper, Son, M, Sng, Wh, 5, At Home, MS/MS/AL.
  9. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 27, Page 21B, Family 388, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale County, MS
    John C. Culpepper, Head, Wh, M, May 1842, 58, Md-40 yrs, MS/GA/GA, Farmer
    Sarah J. Culpepper, Wife, Wife, Wh, F, Mar 1842, 58, Md-40 yrs, ch 5/4, MS/TN/TN.
  10. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 59, Sheet 4B, Family 74, Hurricane Creek, Lauderdale County, MS
    John C. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 67, M1-50 yrs, MS/GA/GA, Farmer-General Farm
    Sallie S. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 68, m1-50 yrs, ch 5/4, MS/TN/TN.
  11. E-mail written 2000, 2010 to Lew Griffin from Margaret Pilley Kittley (Mrs. James 'Jack' Ewell Kittley) (#39811), e-mail address.